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Top Pro
  • 16 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Prita B.
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Jeremy is an excellent teacher. My daughter has benefited in more ways than I can count because of Jeremy. She has become more organized and is learning an advanced curriculum in both math and writing. He is a dedicated teacher and always makes sure my child's learning comes first. Now, instead of arguing with her to study for exams, she does so without hesitation. He gives me a summary of every lesson and explains what my daughter has been learning and what she can improve on. Overall, Jeremy is a excellent role model and plays a pivotal role in my daughter's life. I won't hesitate to hire him again for my second daughter if needed.

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  • 11 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Philip H.
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Michele was very efficient and to the point. She is easy to communicate with and has a lot of advice. Her prices are more then fair. She listens to you and works with you, often writing multiple drafts for you. That's very rare to find. I enjoyed working with her.

Tutoring Services
from 10 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Tina R.
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Eve has helped our High School Junior with SAT writing/reading and she did an amazing job.Our son gained confidence and felt prepared taking the test as Eve had spent time going through strategies and ensuring understanding which lead to a much improved score.Eve has a fun, engaging and motivated approach which she brings to every session. Highly recommend Eve!

Write Copy Right
from 9 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kevin L.
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I am a small business owner of Hit the Pin Carpentry. I met Jo-D through work on remodeling her house, and, in turn, I became her customer as I discussed my business needs and challenges. She has helped me tremendously for several years with ideas to improve my business' visibility. She made my website by writing all of it and worked with a designer friend of hers so it appeared very professional. My website has been an invaluable tool as potential customers can visit it to see the quality of my carpentry work. She continues to help me with marketing and managing my business. Her abilities are amazing as she reviews written materials before I submit them to make sure there are no mistakes. I encourage anyone seeking help for their written materials to hire her.

High PR SEO Packages
from 8 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Susan C.
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High PR SEO Packages did an awesome job on a website for our photography business. We had no idea where to start however they showed us some awesome samples to pick from. They also helped us with some social media platform building and connected them all to our new website as well as seo and our website has started ranking very well in our area. We've used them for seo, web maintenance and content writing and would highly recommend them. Don and Susan Carr

IMANI Publications
from 2 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karlene L.
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Estena is one of the best writers and marketer I know. Her work is impeccable and her style is fabulous when it comes to promoting a designer or model. You have done a great job promoting my business, which paid out in the end and i got customers rolling in. Thanks for a job well done.

The Definitive Voice
from 2 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Molly W.
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Paula Lin is one of the greatest communicators I've ever met in the media business, able to take a job from start to finish, and do it well, on deadline, whether it's reporting on the spot news for broadcast, or the professional reading of a dedicated script. Even better - she is a very calm, considerate person who is really easy to get along with on a job - a truly delightful, dedicated co-worker you can trust with your top projects. I first met Paula when she was reporting with CNN more than 20 years ago, and knew then what a truly talented journalist she is. In the years since, I've been fortunate to see how broadcast production is just one of many skills she brings to a project. Best of all is her good character. It's always nice to have someone you enjoy working with, and you can trust on a job.

Samantha's Resume Writing
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan R.
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Samantha helped me get my first resume together after graduation and it helped me make a great impression when interviewing. I trust her to update my resume regularly!

  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony S.
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Working with Aubyn was great. My resume and cover letter was completed in the time frame that was given. As a bonus Aubyn helped me with interviewing skills but facilitating a mock interview. Aubyn was professional, patient and understanding at all times.

  • 17 years in business

As a freelance writer trained at New York University with over 10 years of professional experience, I can provide a full range of writing services. They are the following: * ad profiles * student paper editing * tutoring and consultation * reporting * essays * ghost writing * local news and police reporting * special interest articles * many other diverse writing skills, reaching to poetry and songwriting I will be happy to meet you and discuss any project being considered. Thank you for your consideration.


I am a writer and editor who is passionate about helping non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals tell their story in a compelling way. I have been a communications manager and journalist for over 30 years.


We provide technical writing, illustration, photography. We are working with MS Word, Adobe, FrameMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat, and also MS Visio.


We have been working with people for over ten years now. Our customized, modern approach to resume writing has helped clients land their prospective job with prominent companies, like Yale, UHC, Aetna, and more. You are not just a number to us.... You are a real person, who needs an exceptional service at a low price, and that's what makes us stand out.


The written word is the most powerful means of communication across any channel, and I have over 25 years of experience developing, crafting and fine-tuning copy that meets the highest standards of quality and excellence.


I am an editor of and consultant for academic and creative writing. I can help students doing papers or freelance writers. I can help you finish a project you've been procrastinating on or help you start and finish the project you've always dreamed of. I've been hired by people of all ages and abilities. I have worked with a wide range of people from published, award-winning poets and other writers to Ivy League professors and doctoral students. I have also worked as an English tutor with high school and college students for over 20 years. I teach workshops on publishing and have worked at several presses. As an editor in the creative writing field people appreciate my directness and ability to encourage his or her distinct voice for each piece. In an academic and tutoring assignment it's my organizational skills and my ability to look for themes, find cohesion, and cut repetitions that helps writers the most. Finally, I am fair and honest with my estimates and communicate any possible fluctuations with my commitments in a timely manner.

  • 57 years in business

John Tatge is a professional writer with superior reporting and editorial skills; his specialty is eliciting information from those who really should be more guarded in their replies to his question. He specializes in condensing poor writing into informative, useful prose that an interested public will quickly absorb.


I provide the highest quality freelance writing services and editorial work for print and/or web-based clients.


I have over a decade of experience teaching reading and writing in the public school system. I’m dedicated to helping non-native speakers to read and write in English. I’m also a published author who enjoys all aspects of the writing process. I offer competitive prices and excellent customer service.


Skills and experience cover a wide range of subjects, and attention to detail and editing abilities have been proven in the commercial arena.


I am a seasoned and published writer looking to help others out in whatever capacity they need whether it's reviews, resumes, content or more!


I provide writing and editing services. My skills includes copywriting, blogging, and editing. I also have experience in the K-12 realm, creating courses for online learners.

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How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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